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The good record of the French

Part without real ambition for the overall classification, the team of France presents a record that goes beyond his expectations on this Tour de l’Avenir. She is the only team, with Switzerland thanks to the double of Gino Mäder, to win two stages with Alan Riou winner in Châteaubriant (yellow jersey 4 days in total)…

First Slovenian

Slovenia has taken the title of the Tour de l’Avenir, the last round of the UCI Nations Under-23 Cup, of which it is also the winner. This is the 12th nation to win this real “Youth Tour de France” which has undoubtedly revealed this year again a great talent, with Tadej Pogaçar, only 19 years…

A great talent is born…

The Tour de l’Avenir, in keeping with its tradition, is probably offering international cycling a new and great revelation. Not only will young Slovenian Tadej Pogaçar, 19 (he turns 20 next month), now take a serious option on the final victory, before the final stage, certainly the most difficult, this Sunday between Val d’Isère and…

Swiss descendant

The second of the four Savoyard stages of the Tour de l’Avenir has not clarified the final suspense to come. Slovenian Tadej Pogaçar, 19, retains the Yellow Jersey conquered Thursday in Meribel and the American Brandon McNulty, 2nd overall, remains in touch, still at seven seconds. Scarcely has the Colombian Ivan Sosa once again scored…

The verdict of the photo-finish

The photo-finish at the finish of the 7th stage in Meribel attests that the Colombian Ivan Sosa (2nd shot) has raised in extremis the American Brandon McNulty who thought he could let his joy burst out.

Colombians, but…

The photo-finish was necessary on arrival in Méribel, which is not trivial for a mountain stage, was it “historically” short, only 35.4 km between Moûtiers and the Savoyard resort. It gave the victory of the 7th stage to one of the favorites of the event, the Colombian Ivan Sosa, and this success bears witness to…

The attack rewarded

Whether they were sprinters or attackers, the runners of the plain did not want to miss the last opportunity that was offered them on the longest stage of the Tour de l’Avenir, 181.1 km between Le Blanc (Indre) and Cérilly ( Allier), on a relatively hilly course. Exchanges were still particularly lively – more than…

French in yellow and green

The 5th stage of the Tour de l’Avenir, Beaugency (Loiret) – Levroux (Indre), was an opportunity for the sprinters more or less frustrated until then, and this time, they did not miss it! The breakaways of the day, the Polish Maciejuk, already referenced as an efficient rider, and the Slovenian Horvat, were picked up in…

Mansuetude for Rwandans

The misadventures continued for the Rwandans, already reduced to two runners. They were in fact very late compared to the time scheduled for their start in the team time trial. Commissioners have been gentle in letting them line up in another time slot. On the road, Joseph Areruya and Samuel Mugisha (our photo) managed to…

Nordic rollers

The fourth stage against the team watch played this Monday in Orleans on a rigorously flat and straight course has highlighted the superiority of Nordic rouleurs. The formation of Denmark (our picture) stood out at the average of 54.6 km / h. on the 20.2 kilometers of the very rolling course. Not surprising since she…

More than two Rwandans for the team time !

Rwanda’s national team makes a difficult start at the very high level of the Tour de l’Avenir. But she suffers especially heavy consequences of the fall which concerned Saturday several of her runners. She paid the high price this Sunday, in the stage of plain Le Lude (Sarthe) – Chateaudun (Eure-et-Loir) where the many attacks…

The audacity of the French

The France hopes team may be looking for a climber who can reach the top of the final ranking on the Tour de l’Avenir. In the meantime, the young Tricolores are rewarded for their audacity and their strategy turned towards the offensive. After Alan Riou, winner on Saturday in Châteaubriant after a long breakaway and…

Double shot for Riou

The stage victory and the yellow jersey! It’s more than Alan Riou, the Breton of the France team, dared to hope. ” It is enormous ! appreciated the new leader of the Tour de l’Avenir, winner this Saturday of the 2nd stage in Chateaubriant. One step, yes, I could think about it, but the yellow…

The International Cycling Union is investing in the Future…

The Tour de l’Avenir, as we know, is a revealer of talents. The history of the event, created in 1961, and his record of achievements testify widely. There are countless champions who have made their classes on the Tour de l’Avenir, before shining at the highest level, and the Tour de France in particular. Colombian…

German Revelation

The Breton stage that launched this Friday the Tour de l’Avenir which will end in the Alps on August 26 after ten stages, has experienced the classic scenario of an inaugural stage. The breakaway, which included two riders from the Pays de Loire regional team, Thomas Denis, who had the satisfaction of taking the lead…

The five continents on the Tour des jeunes

From Brittany to the Alps, on ten stages including four dedicated to the mountains, it is the hopes (under 23 years) of the five continents that are gathered on the occasion of the Tour de l’Avenir which starts this Friday Grand-Champ, near the Gulf of Morbihan, to end on Sunday, August 26 on the slopes…

France moved towards the offensive

A team of punchers, “turned towards the offensive”, that’s how Pierre-Yves Chatelon, coach of hopes tricolor, would qualify the team of France committed to the Tour de l’Avenir. It also benefits from a sprinter in success now, Damien Touzé, pro on the team Saint-Michel Auber 93 and recent winner of the Kreiz Breizh Elite, which…

Rwanda in attraction

The Colombian Ivan Sosa announces himself as one of the great favorites to the succession of his compatriot Egan Bernal to the charts of the Tour of the Future, which starts this Friday of the Gulf of Morbihan, in Brittany, to finish the Sunday, August 26 in the Alps. At only twenty years old, already…

Sosa, the successor ?

The Colombian Ivan Sosa announces himself as one of the great favorites to the succession of his compatriot Egan Bernal to the charts of the Tour of the Future, which starts this Friday of the Gulf of Morbihan, in Brittany, to finish the Sunday, August 26 in the Alps. At only twenty years old, already…

The “flash” stage

The Tour de l’Avenir and the Tour de France have always maintained close ties, and one would not go without the other. The “little” Tour de France less than twenty-three years is often inspired by his eldest, and conversely, especially in terms of exploring new sites, such as the resort of La Rosiere, unpublished on…

In the big bath

Egan Bernal and David Gaudu, the last two laureates of the Tour de l’Avenir, start in the Grand Tour of which they are the youngest. They are the last ones, but as for the age only … The French David Gaudu (Groupama – FDJ) and the Colombian Egan Bernal (Team Sky), both climbers pocket size,…

A tremendous encouragement

Like Egan Bernal, winner last year, the results already obtained at the highest level by the riders from the 2017 Tour de l’Avenir show how convincing the test is. What motivate even more candidates of the next edition. The Tour de l’Avenir is soon (17 to 26 August). We know how much the test, which,…

Course 2018

The Tour de l’Avenir from Brittany to the Alps The route of the 55th edition of the Tour de l’Avenir, which will take place from Friday, August 17 to Sunday, August 26, was presented this Wednesday in Châteauroux, since the department of Indre will host the stages of the mid-term. Nevertheless, the test reserved for…

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